CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.22

Media coverage about CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CSRA earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.1703703970003 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

CSRA has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered CSRA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Wells Fargo & Co increased their target price on CSRA from $37.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Vertical Research lowered CSRA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. SunTrust Banks raised CSRA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $34.00 to $39.00 in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, TheStreet raised CSRA from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.30.

Shares of CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) traded up $0.49 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $32.11. The stock had a trading volume of 1,050,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 960,938. CSRA has a 12-month low of $27.38 and a 12-month high of $33.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,250.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.72. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.68.

CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The technology company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($0.02). CSRA had a net margin of 6.35% and a return on equity of 79.44%. The firm had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.56 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that CSRA will post 1.95 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 3rd. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.25%. CSRA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.83%.

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About CSRA

CSRA Inc is a provider of information technology services to the United States federal government. The Company operates through two segments: Defense and Intelligence, and Civil. The Defense and Intelligence segment provides services to the Department of Defense (DoD), National Security Agency, branches of the Armed Forces, and other DoD and Intelligence agencies.

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